With Penny Gore.
Boccherini Symphony in D, Op 35 No 1
6.15 Rachmaninov Suite No 2 for two pianos, Op 17
7.05 Steve Reich New York Counterpoint
7.35 Bach Oboe Concerto in F, BWV1053
8.00 William Schuman American Festival
8.40 Milhaud Le Boeufsurle Toit
Inspirations: Death. Death surrounded Mahler all his life - half of his siblings died in childhood and his eldest daughter died before the age of five.
Donald Macleod traces the theme of death in Mahler's music.
Ablosungim Sommer Katarina Karneus (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano) Nicht Wiedersehen
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), Helmut Deutsch (piano)
Revelge; Der Tambourg'sell Simon Keenlyside (baritone),
CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle
Totenfeier Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Urlicht Lucia Popp (soprano), Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor
Leonard Bernstein see sec orchestras at2pm
With Jonathan Swain.
Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Constantin Silvestri
10.09 Monteverdi Volgendo il Ciel (Ballo, Book 8) Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.21 Byrd The
Battell Davitt Moroney (muselar virginal)
10.34 Monteverdi Chi Vol Haver Felice; Vago Augelletto (Madrigali Amorosi )
Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
10.43 Couperin Ritrattodell 'Amore (Nouveaux Concerts) Trio Sonnerie
11.05 Elgar Overture: In the South (Alassio) Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Constantin Silvestri
End of Empire
Christopher Cook explores the music of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. 5: The Emperor's Last Waltz Suk Towards a New Life
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor David Porcelijn Zemlinksy Lieder , Op 13
James Rutherford (bass-baritone), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Titov
Bartok Suite for piano Simon Trpceski
Kodaly Psalmus Hungaricus Julian Gavin (tenor), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andras Ligeti
Janacek Sinfonietta BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
John Wallace , the new principal of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, opens this year's lunchtime series from Glasgow with a concert featuring music forthree trumpets. He is joined by two of his finest students, both now leading soloists.
John Wallace , Alison Balsom and Mark O'Keefe (trumpets), Heather Corbett
(percussion), John Langdon (keyboard) Britten Fanfare for St Edmundsbury Max Keller 4 Aufzuge
Robin Holloway Andante (Sonata for two trumpets)
HK Gruber Exposed Throat Birtwistle Silkhouse Tattoo Telemann Concerto in D
Rachmaninov Italian Polka
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
With Tommy Pearson.
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Susan Bickley
(mezzo), Nigel Robson (tenor), conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
Berg Violin Concerto
Mahler Das Lied von der Erde
Larry Young. Julian Joseph selects recordings by this American organist who was a founder member of Tony Williams's jazz-rock group Lifetime. Among Young's other collaborators were Lou Donaldson , Miles Davis and Pharoah Sanders. He recorded albums under his own name during the 1960s, including a Blue Note date with trumpeter Woody Shaw , drummer Elvin Jones and saxophonist Joe Henderson.
Andrew McGregor with music and arts news.
Sounding the City
Sean Rafferty introduces the opening concert of the 40th Belfast Festival at
Queen's, featuring music by Bernstein and Gershwin, and a new work by Elaine Agnew, Stephen Gardner, David Byers and Brian Irvine to words by Michael Longley.
Finghin Collins (piano), St Kieran 's Children's Choir, Cappella Caeciliana, Laganvale Brass Band, Brian Irvine Ensemble, Ulster Orchestra, conductor Thierry Rscher
Bernstein Symphonic Dances (West Side Story)
Gershwin An American in Paris
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Belfast
Live from the foyer of Belfast's Waterfront Hall, Sean Rafferty discusses Northern Ireland's cultural diversity with artists, writers and cultural commentators.
8.50 Agnew/Gardner/Byers/irvine Sounding the City (first performance)
Paul Allen talks to Umberto Eco about his new novel, Baudolino, set in the Middle Ages, which tells the story of a simple peasant who has two major gifts: a talent for languages and a skill in telling lies.
Andy Kershaw is joined by Altan, one of Ireland's leading traditional bands, who perform music from their latest album.
Ben Davis and Oren Marshall. Jez Nelson presents two improvising musicians whose instruments are associated more with the classical world. Cellist Ben Davis performs a series of semi-improvised compositions, moving easily between fugue. twisted funk, pizzicato walking bass, contemporary classical phrases and arabesque modalities. And tuba player Oren Marshall uses bass guitar effects pedals to create an extraordinarily lyrical suite.
With Jonathan Swain. Suk Fantastic Scherzo
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G 1.50 Mozart String Quartet in G, K387 2.20 Ravel
Miroirs 2.55 Part Passio Domini Nostri
Jesu Christi Secundam Joannem 4.00
Faur6 Pavane, Op 50 4.05 Forqueray
Sarabanda: La D'aubone4.10 K Forster
Viri Israelite (Dialogus de Judith et Holoferne)
4.30 Boccherini Cello Concerto No 6 in D
4.50 Bernardus van Bree Overture: Le Bandit 5.00 Debussy Prélude al'Apresmidi d'un Faune 5.10Satie Trois Petites Pièces Montees 5.15 Padre Davide da
Bergamo La Vera Piva Montanara
5.25 Parker A Northern Ballad
5.35 Uszt Harp Study in D flat
5.45 Rossini Overture: William Tell